The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Blackpool will cost around £ 105 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 105.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from London to Blackpool without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 52 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£53|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Blackpool|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains|
The coastal resort of Blackpool is infamous for its Pleasure Beach and vintage rollercoasters. Up to 24 trains from London depart headed for Blackpool daily, (of which four are direct) spread at intervals throughout the day. Often when an indirect option is taken, with a change at Preston, the journey time is faster than the direct option. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should find a train that fits their schedule.
Virgin Trains is the sole provider of services from London to Blackpool. Virgin prides itself on its high standard of passengers facilities including a choice of tickets, with First Class options where passengers can enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks.
Trains from London to Blackpool can be completed in as little as two hours 45 minutes. The journey time can extend when passengers have a longer wait time at the transfer station of Preston. It is rare for a journey to last longer than three hours 45 minutes.
Passengers can expect up to 24 departures per day from London to Blackpool. There is at least one departure per hour throughout the day, starting from just before 7:00 a.m. continuing until nearly 10:00 p.m. Of these 24, four are direct. The direct departures are spread throughout the day, though indirect options often have faster journey times.
Departure train station: Trains depart from London Euston. The centrally located station has its own taxi rank as well as several bus stops directly outside and links to the London Underground. Euston is a short ten-minute walk from London Kings Cross and St. Pancras. Euston station facilities are extensive including numerous coffee shops, restaurant options and retail stores.
Arrival train station: Trains from London to Blackpool terminate at Blackpool North station. Located a short walk from the North Pier and the SeaLife Aquarium, passengers will find themselves close to numerous tourist attractions, and hotels are easily accessible by foot. Blackpool has two stations, Blackpool North and Blackpool South, which are almost two miles apart at either ends of the pier. Blackpool South is closer to the famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach.